Rood Boven Groen offers shipowners and seafarers expertise and service in shipping ‚Äč‚Äčlegislation and regulations. Our focus is mainly on ISM, ISPS and MLC compliance, STCW training courses and application for Dutch certificates of competence.


For our online STCW training please visit


Online, on board or in a classroom, at any desired location. In accordance with STCW 2010 or custom built in accordance with your wishes. Here you will find our overview.


Separately or combined in an integrated management system, we help you to comply with the legal requirements with the help of clear management systems. Do you want to know which systems are available and whether it applies to you? Read more here. ...



April 2020. Coronavirus - Managing Ship and Seafarer Certificates

Next to the NSI (Netherlands Shipping Inspectorit) as stated below, the ICS has compiled a guidance for managing Ship and Seafarer Certificates during the Pandemic. This guidance provides information for shipowners and operators on managing ship and seafarer
certificates during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. It covers ship and seafarer certificates
required by the certification provisions of international regulations, such as those of International Maritime
Organization (IMO) and International Labour Organization (ILO).

April 2020. Coronavirus - Toolkit business response planning

The Corona virus surprised us all. Work is done from home or in the worst case; companies are even shut down. Whether you work for a shipping company or a maritime services-providing company, everyone has to think about what to do next. This toolkit provides you with more insight of possible vulnerabilities of your company.

April 2020. Coronavirus - Current ship information

Here you will find a map with the current port restrictions regarding the coronavirus provided by the Wilhelmsen Group.

Here you will find the current global flag state instructions regarding the coronavirus provided by Lloyd's Register.

March 2020. Coronavirus - The corona circular NSI

As a result of measures regarding the Coronavirus, the Dutch Human Environment and Transport Inspectorate has written a circular: the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Contingency Plan and Guidelines. It discusses various topics that the ships flying under NL flag deal with.

This contingency plan has been drawn up taking into account the current information available concerning the Covid-19 crisis. Any significant developments necessitating a revision of this document will be considered by the Human Environment and Transport Inspectorate and implemented accordingly.

The Kiwa-register published additional information on the circular mentioned above on their website.

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